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BITSAT

Birla Institute of Technology and Science Aptitude Test 2016 (BITSAT 2016) is conducted by Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) to offer admissions to interested candidates in its BE, Pharma and MSc programmes. BITSAT exam is a computer based test (CBT) which aspirants need to clear in order to secure admission at BITS campuses located at Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad. BITSAT is the stepping stone through which candidates can secure admission in BE honours integrated first degree programmes offered at BITS campuses in disciplines like civil, computer science, electrical and economics, mechanical and chemical. Apart from this, candidates also need to give this exam for admission into BPharma honours, MSc honours as well as MSc Tech degree programmes at the institute. BITSAT 2016 will be conducted between May 14 to May 28, 2016.

Eligibility

BITSAT is of three hour duration wherein the question paper is divided into four sections containing multiple choice questions from subjects like Physics, Chemistry, English Proficiency, Logical Reasoning as well as Mathematics/Biology.


For admission to any of the First Degree programmes of BITS except B.Pharm.(Hons.):

Aspirants should have passed the 12th examination of 10+2 system from a recognized Central or State board or its equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics and adequate proficiency in English.


For admission to B.Pharm.(Hons.):

Aspirants should have passed the 12th examination of 10+2 system from a recognized Central or State board or its equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology and adequate proficiency in English. However candidates with PCM may also apply for Pharmacy program.


Admission to all the programmes is subject to the conditions given below:


  • Aspirants should have obtained a minimum of aggregate 75% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects (if he/she has taken Mathematics in BITSAT) or a minimum of aggregate 75% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects (if he/she has taken Biology in BITSAT) subjects in 12th examination, with at least 60% marks in each of the Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics / Biology subjects.
  • Only Students who are appearing for 12th class examination in 2015 or who have passed 12th class Examination in 2014 are eligible to appear in the BITSAT-2016 test.
  • If a candidate has taken more than one attempt in 12th class or its equivalent, only his latest performance is considered, provided this attempt has been for the full component of subjects/courses prescribed.
  • Students who have passed 12th examination in 2013 or earlier are NOT eligible to appear in BITSAT-2016. Students who are presently studying in BITS at any of its campuses are not eligible to appear in BITSAT-2016
  • Admissions will be made purely on merit. The merit position of the candidate for admission will be based on the score obtained by the candidate in the BITSAT-2016. However, their eligibility for admission is subject to fulfilling the requirement of minimum marks in 12th examination, as mentioned above.

Process

Candidates who wish to appear for BITSAT need to apply for this engineering entrance through an online form which is available on the official website of BITSAT 2016 exam


  • Filling Application Form
  • Downloading Admit Card

BITSAT 2016 Selection Procedu

Admissions into programmes on offer at different campuses of BITS will be completely on the basis of merit and the scores acquired by candidates in the BITSAT entrance exam. Here, aspirants also need to ensure that they meet all the eligibility criteria related to minimum marks to be obtained in Class XII Board examination or equivalent qualifying exam.

However, if the exam score of two candidates are the same, then the concerned authorities will use tie-breakers in the follow mentioned order to create the merit list:


  • Score in Mathematics/Biology
  • Score in Physics
  • Score in Chemistry
  • PCM total marks in Class XII examination